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Mental Health Stigma: Myths and Facts

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: October 10, 2021The first week of October is designated Mental Illness Awareness Week and October 10th marks World Mental Health Day!  This gives us a great opportunity to challenge the existing stigma surrounding mental illness.  Unlike many...

Summit walks for NAMI 2021

Teaming up for NAMI—and You! We did it!  On August 8th, Summit Clinical Services participated in the NAMI DuPage’s annual 5K Run/Walk for the Mind, to help raise funds for the important programs of NAMI DuPage.  Our group of 17, consisting of therapists,...

Freedom from Self-Criticism

Freedom from Self-CriticismI had just joined a gym and was taking advantage of a free personal training session. I was in the middle of my third or fourth round of lunges when the trainer began to yell loudly at me: “Do more! More! Do more! I need to see more from...

The (Really) Great Outdoors: How spending time in nature improves almost everything

The (Really) Great Outdoors: How spending time in nature improves almost everythingWarm weather and long days mean Summer is finally here!  The beginning of a new season is a great time to take stock of not only how, but also where we spend our time.  We’ve all heard...

Mother’s Day 2021: A Year for Extra Care

Mother's Day 2021: A Year for Extra CareIn a typical year, we use the month of May to celebrate mothers. We use Mother’s Day in particular to pamper our mothers, give gifts, or provide much needed time for relaxation. This year we acknowledge the toll that the past...

Empowering Women Lifts Society

Empowering Women Lifts Society In recent years, women have been progressing toward greater empowerment in our society. Examples of women coming into their power can be seen on many different levels — like in Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s unwavering fight for women’s...

Preparing for success

What is Success?SUCCESS CAN be defined in as many ways as there are human beings, but, in general, we feel successful when what we have matches what we want, or we perceive ourselves to be moving in that direction. Another word for something we want but do not yet...

Women’s History Month with a Focus on Women’s Mental and Physical Health

Women's History Month with a Focus on Women's Mental and Physical HealthAs we celebrate women and their many achievements this (and every) month, we would like to highlight the importance of mental and physical health for women.  Our mental health is influenced by...

Introducing Therapist, Erin Klein, LCPC

Introducing Erin Klein, M.A., L.C.P.C.Erin Klein is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and will be joining the Summit Clinical Services group as a mental health therapist!Erin Klein's BackgroundErin Klein is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, joining...

Introducing Psychiatrist, Dr. Durkin

Introducing Dr. DurkinDr. Rebecca Durkin, MD is a psychiatrist and will be joining the Summit Clinical Services group!Dr. Durkin’s BackgroundDr. Rebecca Durkin is a Board Certified General Psychiatrist who specializes in Psychopharmacology. She received her medical...
Summit walks for NAMI 2021

Summit walks for NAMI 2021

Teaming up for NAMI—and You! We did it!  On August 8th, Summit Clinical Services participated in the NAMI DuPage’s annual 5K Run/Walk for the Mind, to help raise funds for the important programs of NAMI DuPage.  Our group of 17, consisting of therapists,...

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Freedom from Self-Criticism

Freedom from Self-Criticism

Freedom from Self-CriticismI had just joined a gym and was taking advantage of a free personal training session. I was in the middle of my third or fourth round of lunges when the trainer began to yell loudly at me: “Do more! More! Do more! I need to see more from...

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